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Meekella multilirata

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Meekellidae

Taxonomy
Meekella multilirata was named by Girty (1909). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USGS 2967 green, El Capitan, Guadalupe Mountains, which is in a Roadian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Cutoff Formation of Texas.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Meekella multilirata Girty p. 208 figs. Pl 24, figs 6-6b

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderOrthotetidaWaagen 1884
superfamilyOrthotetoidea
familyMeekellidae
subfamilyMeekellinae
genusMeekella
speciesmultilirata

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitep
Locomotion: stationaryp
Attached: yesp
Life habit: low-level epifaunalp
Diet: suspension feederp
Vision: blindc
Created: 2010-02-15 05:25:57
Modified: 2010-02-15 07:25:57
Source: c = class, p = phylum
Reference: Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Roadian or 272.30000 to 268.80000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Roadian272.3 - 268.8USA (Texas) Meekella multilirata (type locality: 108832)